Brisbane Airport Reviews

The first airport of Brisbane (Eagle Farm Airport) was built in 1925. During that time, the city served as the headquarters of  General Douglas MacArthur in World War II. In the 1970s, they realized that Eagle Farm Airport was inadequate. This anticipated the development of a new airport for Brisbane in 1988. Brisbane Airport was built by Leighton Holdings with a domestic terminal and 2 runways. The international terminal was created in 1995.

Today, we are going to talk about Brisbane Airport (BNE). In this review, let’s discover their services and facilities.

Airport Facilities

Brisbane Airport Reviews-facilitiesAt Brisbane Airport, the volume of passengers coming in and out everyday is already expected. Some travellers might just be using the airport for connecting flights. BNE is aware that sleeping at the airport is not against their rules. There are plenty of couches to sleep on. But, for a suggestion, the international terminal has better cushions to sleep on for the night. Restrooms and showers are everywhere, too.

Brisbane Airport Reviews-insideTo have a complete guide of the airport, information desks are located in the international and domestic terminals. The airport operates for 24 hours, but that’s not the case with the food establishments and shopping centers. Though, the airport has plenty of options for food which include pizza stores, bakeries, bars, and restaurants. For shopping, Skygate is the best option for retail buying.

The airport has free WiFi access, but it’s only available for 8 hours (up to 500mb). As an alternative option, Internet kiosks are located on the 2, 3 and 4 levels of the international terminal (not free).

Getting To and From

Brisbane Airport Reviews-airtrainIf you are driving and want to know how to get to the airport, from Brisbane, take the northbound M3 gateway that will lead you to M7 gateway. M7 directly leads to the airport’s complex, and the whole travel time will only take 15 minutes.

If you are going by means of public transportation, there are several options to do so. Via rail, there’s Airtrain with 90 minutes’ travel time while shuttle buses and taxis will take approximately half an hour.

Location – Traffic – Service

Brisbane Airport Reviews-virgin-australiaThe busiest airport in Australia is situated 8 miles northeast of Brisbane and serves as the hub for Virgin Australia, Qantas, Alliance Airlines, Jetstar Airways, and Tigerair Australia. As the primary and public international airport that operates for Brisbane and other worldwide networks, BNE has 2 terminals and 3 runways that successfully accommodated 21,918,357 passengers last year. Brisbane is known to have the 3rd highest volume of domestic routes.

Airport/Terminal Map
Brisbane Airport Reviews-map

Brisbane Airport Reviews-logoContact Information:

  • Airport Code:          BNE
  • Phone Number:     +61 7 3406 3000
  • Website URL:
  • Address:                11 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport QLD 4008, Australia

We read through 155 Brisbane Airport reviews; the airport of Brisbane has mixed reviews that rated them with an overall score of 4/10. This is actually bad compared to other major airports that have at least a 5-6 rating. But, on a positive note, Brisbane Airport ranked up this year to the 17th spot (from being 20th last year). This only means that despite the comments and complaints, they continuously make developments to improve their system.

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